IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0.0.x <= 7.0.0.45 / 8.0.0.x <= 8.0.0.15 / 8.5.x < 8.5.5.15 / 9.x < 9.0.0.10 Security Bypass (CVE-2014-7810)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 142139
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Synopsis

The remote web application server is affected by a security bypass vulnerability

Description

The IBM WebSphere Application Server running on the remote host is version 7.0.0.x through 7.0.0.45, 8.0.0.x through 8.0.0.15, 8.5.0.x prior to 8.5.5.15, or 9.x prior to 9.0.0.10. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability due to the use of expression language which allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass security restrictions.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.15, 9.0.0.10, or later. Alternatively, upgrade to the minimal fix pack levels required by the interim fix and then apply Interim Fix PH02063.

See Also

https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/729557

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 142139

File Name: websphere_729557.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Web Servers

Published: 10/30/2020

Updated: 11/30/2020

Dependencies: ibm_enum_products.nbin, websphere_detect.nasl, ibm_websphere_application_server_nix_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-7810

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:ibm:websphere_application_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Application Server

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/10/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/7/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7810